Edith Moore Bendix Papers, 1920-1923  PDF  XML

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Bendix, Edith Moore
Title
Edith Moore Bendix Papers
Dates
1920-1923 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.2 linear feet, (1 manuscript box)
Collection Number
WCMss.128
Summary
The Edith Moore Bendix Papers contain materials related to the overland travels to Oregon and Washington by members of the pioneer Courtney, Melton and Buttram families. These papers, which date from 1920 through 1923, consist of two handwritten accounts, by Florence Melton, of her family and their settlement in Oregon and Washington from 1862 to 1880. Accounts of the founding of Dayton and Pomeroy, Washington and reports of contact with the Nez Perce are included in these papers.
Repository
Whitman College and Northwest Archives
Whitman College and Northwest Archives
Penrose Library, Room 130
345 Boyer Avenue
Walla Walla, WA
99362
Telephone: 509-527-5922
Fax: 509-526-4785
archives@whitman.edu
Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Languages
English


Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Edith Moore Bendix Papers consists of two handwritten accounts, by Florence Melton, of her family and their settlement in Oregon and Washington from 1862 to 1880. Accounts of the founding of Dayton and Pomeroy, Washington and reports of contact with the Nez Perce are included in these papers.

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Acquisition Information

Materials found in collection; provenance is unknown.


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Pioneers

Personal Names

  • Melton, Florence

Geographical Names

  • Nez Perce Tribe

Other Creators

  • Personal Names
    • Bendix, Edith Moore (fmo)